The orders index for textile machinery drawn up by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, for the period from October to December 2019, showed an 8% drop compared to the same period for 2018. The index value stood at 92.9 points (basis: 2015=100). Orders compiled by Italian machinery manufacturers were in negative figures both abroad and on domestic markets in...
Even in the last quarter 2019, the collection of machine tool orders highlighted a negative sign. In particular, in the fourth quarter 2019, the UCIMU index of machine tool orders registered a 16% downturn compared with the same period of the previous year. The absolute value of the index was 105.5 (base 100 in 2015). The overall outcome was affected both by the negative performance of the...
There will be more than 40 Italian companies taking part in the Italian collective organized by Amaplast - the trade association, member of CONFINDUSTRIA, including over 160 manufacturers of machinery, equipment, and moulds for plastics and rubber processing - at the twenty-third edition of the specialized exhibition in Moscow on 28-31 January 2020. Approximately twenty other...
Already 466 companies have sent their applications to exhibit at 32.BI-MU, the international exhibition of reference in Italy for the machine tool sector, held at fieramilano Rho from Wednesday 14 to Saturday 17 October 2020. It will document how the matching between manufacturing world and digital technologies is accompanying the development of the industry, also according to the new principles...
Cinisello Balsamo 17 December 2019. The year 2019 marked the end of the positive trend, started in 2014 by the Italian machine tool, robot and automation industry. Nevertheless, the registered decrease is very moderate and shows how the values of the main economic indicators are returning to normal levels, after the exploit supported by the measures of Industry/Enterprise 4.0. The slowdown will...
Undisputed leader in the scenario of the exhibitions regarding the sector, EMO represents the articulated world of metalworking in the best way, combining vision and innovation, as proven by the data of the previous Italian edition (EMO MILANO 2015), hosting 1,600 exhibiting companies, on an exhibit area of 120,000 sq. m. and registering over 155,000 visits of operators coming from 120 countries...
New orders for Italian machinery manufacturers were negative both in foreign markets and in Italy. Abroad, an 8% decrease was recorded, with an absolute index value of 98.9 points. The drop in domestic orders was even more pronounced, at -22% compared to the third quarter 2018. The absolute value of the index was 94.9 points. Alessandro Zucchi, president of ACIMIT, commented the market...
The USA Market for Advanced Manufacturing (AM) and Robotics Manufacturing in the U.S. has often been assumed to be in long-term decline, with the competitive advantage moving to low-cost countries such as Mexico and China. However, with advanced technologies likely to automate as much as 60% of factory tasks, in the future low-cost countries may no longer enjoy a competitive advantage, and the...
November 2019 – The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) is pleased to announce the North American winners of its annual technology awards (see Attachment A in the PDF for a full list). Essays by engineering students based in several renowned Universities in Canada, Mexico and the United States were selected by panels of Italian experts for their outstanding quality and innovativeness. Five scholars and...
Vitrum 2019 makes headway in its strategy of international recognition as an exceptional exhibition platform dedicated to the world of glass processing. The numbers speak for themselves: 267 Exhibitors from 25 different countries, up 9% compared to Vitrum 2017. Net occupied surface area of 16,134m2 for a significant (10.81%) increase over the 14,569m2 at the previous edition.   Its...

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